Can you guys believe that it’s Thanksgiving week? I’m more than a little bit boggled myself. Thanks to a killer deadline that kept me up until 3 am last night, I’m running a day behind in my posting schedule. Couple that with the short week and I’m not sure if I’m coming or going.
- I’ve still not mastered working with a sourdough starter, but when I do, I will attempt this apricot and hazelnut country bread.
- Should you still have chard in your garden, do yourself a favor and pickle the stems.
- I did a savory granola recipe for Grid a few years back and loved it as a topper for soups and salads. This one sounds awfully good too.
- Gleaming quince jellies. Too gorgeous for words.
- A not-too-sweet pumpkin bread. I’m so enjoying the posts Jess is dreaming up for NaBloPoMo.
- I don’t have kids and I rarely pack lunches (Scott will occasionally take leftovers if it was a particularly good dinner), and yet I still love this apple trick.
- Making chicken stock in the pressure canner. A smart trick and so useful for turkey stock as well.
- A story about quick pickles, including a recipe from me for quick pickled red onions.
- The Homegrown shop has mason jar tee-shirts back in stock. If they tickle your fancy, use the coupon code “foodinjars” for 15% off your order.
- My last two pieces for Table Matters have been quite tasty. Last week, I wrote about bechamel sauce and its many uses. This week, three sweet potato recipes that I adore.
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Time for winners! The New West KnifeWorks chef’s knife goes to commenter #53, Sarah Anne Burns. The Eat Boutique Breakfast Gift Box winner is #363, Amanda K. I’ll be in touch with both of you shortly for all the pertinent details.